Annual Southern District Jr. YBA Conference Was My ‘Happiest Place’

I began my Labor Day weekend attending the 72nd annual Southern District Jr. Young Buddhist League Conference.

It was an honor to participate at the in-person event hosted by the Orange County Buddhist Church Jr. YBA members. They did an outstanding job as hosts along with the support from their dedicated parents, alumni parents, advisers, and ministers.

The theme was “Finding Dharma in Disneyland,” a possible reference to OCBC being located in close proximity to the “Happiest Place on Earth.”

However, there are also many Dharma messages in Disney and “Star Wars” movies. The Dharma is all around us. While I was at the conference, I felt like I was at the “Happiest Place.” I was able to be a